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Vital Records and Statistics

Main Office, 2nd Floor
703.746.4991

The Alexandria Health Department (AHD) provides information and forms to help you obtain copies of birth and death certificates or to correct existing birth certificates. Certified copies of death certificates for deaths that took place in the City of Alexandria in the last five years can also be issued to authorized individuals at the AHD's Main Office on a walk-in basis. 


Birth Certificates

Birth certificates can be obtained from the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) Division of Vital Records and Division of Health Statistics in Richmond. Applications are available from AHD's Main Office on King Street or you may download it here. There is a $12 fee per certified copy; make check or money orders payable to the "State Health Department." Walk-in, same day service is available at the Richmond office and at select DMV offices. Alternative rush options are also available for addition costs. See VDH's website for addresses, hours, and more information.

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Death Certificates 

Certified copies of death certificates for deaths that took place in the City of Alexandria in the last five years can be issued to authorized individuals at the AHD's Main Office on King Street. Copies cost $12 and require an application you can download here. Call 703.746.4991 for more details.

Death certificates can also be obtained from the VDH Division of Vital Records and Division of Health Statistics in Richmond. Applications are available from AHD's Main Office on King Street or you may download it here. There is a $12 fee per certified copy; make check or money orders payable to the "State Health Department." Walk-in, same day service is available at the Richmond office. Alternative rush options are also available for addition costs. See VDH's website for more information.

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VDH Division of Vital Records and Division of Health Statistics

Physical Address
2001 Maywill Street
Richmond, VA 23230

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 1000
Richmond, VA 23218

Website: http://www.vdh.virginia.gov/Vital_Records/ 

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Population Statistics

There are many resources available for health-related statistics, both within the Virginia Department of Health, and throughout the area. Visit one of the following websites to find what you need:

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4480 King Street
Alexandria, VA, 22302
703.746.4996
Fax: 703.746.4938
E-mail 

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Closed Thursday Mornings